Calling All Innovators series introduces students to careers in science and technology. The complex text allows readers (Grades 5-8) to determine the main idea and explain how it is supported by key details.
From leftover food to packaging materials to outdated or broken technology, humans produce an enormous amount of waste. Readers will find out how some of today's top innovators are working to find new recycling methods and cut down on the amount of trash the ends up in landfills.
Otfinoski attended Boston University and graduated from Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio. He has written more than a hundred books for young adults and children. He lives in Connecticut with his wife and their two children.